Jewish Culture Festival in Sanremo 2022

In 1920 the Hotel Royal in Sanremo, Italy hosted the British Government delegation at the San Remo Peace Conference, which codified the Balfour declaration under international law. 102 years later, European Coalition for Israel and Forum for Cultural Diplomacy hosted the first Jewish Culture Festival in Sanremo, featuring the Sanremo Symphony Orchestra.

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ECI returns to Brussels and New York

Relations to Israel are warming up but progress is slow


ICI launches new campaign for local churches

to adopt IHRA working definition of antisemitism


ECI congratulates President Isaac Herzog

“Few people could be better qualified to take on this position”


UN diplomatic community commemorates Purim of Carpentras

– Current situation for Jews in France is of great concern


FCD co-hosts Hanukkah miracle in New York

as UN Ambassadors of Israel and Morocco light final Hanukkah candle together


World leaders take part in virtual event

as Israel celebrates 100th anniversary of the San Remo Resolution



#ChurchesAgainst­Antisemitism network

Map of countries from which churches have signed up to #IamMyBrother’sKeeper campaign

The campaign aims to keep alive the memory of the victims of the Holocaust, while raising awareness of the resurgence of antisemitism today. ICI and ECI are calling on local churches worldwide to adopt the IHRA definition on antisemitism as an expression of their commitment to stand against antisemitism. To signal willingness of your church to join this campaign, please sign up here. Click here to read more.

European Coalition for Israel

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The European Report is a political discussion program that comes from the heart of Europe in the European Parliament and addresses issues concerning Europe and the Middle East. / Alternatively webinars and conferences on different subjects.

European Report May 2022

Why should European young adults engage in fighting antisemitism? The program host Marco Gombacci is joined in the studio of the European Parliament by Dylan Bokler from the European Jewish Congress, Rebeka Goba from the European Coalition for Israel and MEP Bert-Jan Ruissen.

European Report April 2022

EU-Israel relations and the international system after the Russian invasion of Ukraine – what will change? The program host Marco Gombacci is joined in the studio of the European Parliament by Director of AJC Transatlantic Institute, Daniel Schwammenthal, MEP Antonio López-Istúriz White, and ECI Founding Director Tomas Sandell.

European Report March 2022

The critical situation in Ukraine and the future of Jewish life in Europe. Joining ECI Founding Director Tomas Sandell in the studio is the Vice President of the European Parliament, Nicola Beer and the CEO of the Conference of European Rabbis Foundation, Gady Gronich.

ECI webinar 8 March 2022

Ukraine under assault – Jewish perspectives from neighbouring Poland. The webinar is moderated by Tomas Sandell from the European Coalition for Israel and featuring Former Vice President of the European Parliament, Marek Siwiec and Professor Dariusz Stola.

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January 25, 2022
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